The Chinese Information and Advice Centre (CIAC)

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At The Chinese Information and Advice Centre CIAC, we provide a wide range of support for people facing immigration issues, women and children (including victims of domestic violence), asylum seekers and refugees, homeless people, as well as those in need of benefits and welfare advice. Please click on the following services for more information:

Our aims are to:

  • support disadvantage persons of Chinese origin who live, work or study in London through the provision of information and assistance on issues such as immigration and domestic violence from our centre and our ancillary network of organisations
  • help eliminate racial discrimination and promote improved race relations in the UK
  • advocate for the equal opportunities for social and working conditions for persons of Chinese origin

CIAC is located at the heart of London’s Chinatown. For consultations, you may visit us during our drop-in hours. Monday to Friday: 10.00 – 18.00   0300 201 1868

Contact Details

0300 201 1868



2 Gerrard Place, London W1D 5PB

Other Info

Leicester Square (Exit 2, distance: 0.21km) – Northern Line and Piccadilly Line Piccadilly Circus (Exit 4, distance: 0.45km) – Bakerloo Line and Piccadilly Line Tottenham Court Road (Exit 4, distance: 0.55km) – Central Line and Northern Line

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